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Agronomy Intern (Boise, ID)

Location: 

Boise, ID, US, 83702-6924

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.

Summary

Intern Agronomy is part of the Plant Sciences research team and supports activities aimed toward improving agricultural crops. The work week would be a M-F, 8 hour-per-day schedule with occasional weekends required. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Basic computer skills needed for data entry for statistical analysis.   
  • Assist with annual field projects (planting, data collection, harvest) under the supervision of the field manager     
  • Assist with routine maintenance of agronomy supplies.
  • Develop a personal project that will positively impact the agronomy team. 
  • Willingness to become certified and drive a forklift to move materials. 
  • Valid Idaho drivers license and willingness to commute between Caldwell and Boise and occasionally other fields in eastern Idaho using a company vehicle. 
  • Occasional overnight travel required. 

Typical Education

  • Must be enrolled in an accredited university/college or have graduated no more than 6 months prior to start of internship. 
  • Major in  Crop Science, Horticulture, Agribusiness or similar degree. 

Relevant Experience

Experience with using R programming preferred.

Job Requisition ID: 10773

Travel Required: Less than 10%

Location(s): Simplot Headquarters - Boise 

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

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